Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox.

Incorporating Text Polling at Your Next Live Event

Association Adviser

As this video explains , high-performing organizations are always looking for ways to incorporate technology for the sake of evolution and better execution. Text polling could be one such technology that makes sense for helping you grow engagement at your events. Dana Plotke, Naylor.

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Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

A number of major media outlets, finding the process of making emails cumbersome and limited as far as data goes, have invested in significant amounts of technology. Building emails, as I’ve written before , is effectively like designing websites with technology only available before 2002.

Associations at Odds Over Proposed Massachusetts Ban on Noncompete Clauses

Associations Now

61 % The increase in court decisions regarding noncompete agreements between 2002 and 2012, according to a study conducted for the Wall Street Journal by the law firm Beck Reed Riden LLP.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

Use of any new technology should be considered in light of the character of the relationship an organization (or individual) wants to have with their members, customers, and stakeholders and how to reflect that and their core values and personality in doing so with the new technology.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

Up until now the technology of the web has pretty much only allowed text – and then stills, but video is fast arriving. We already have the tools – thanks to Steve Jobs largely. This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth Kanter

At the time, we invited Internet thought-leaders to participate in an email list discussion, focusing on interactive tools. Highlights: April, 2002 Netpreneur AdMarketing discussion. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

It's good to step back every now and then

Idea Architects

Looking back If I judged my success since founding Idea Architects in 2002 by business volume alone, it’s been a nice decade for the most part. It’s been awhile. Sorry for the lack of advance notice, but I decided to use February as a month for some major reflection and reassessment.

The Importance of Getting Lots of Little Things Done Well Every Day

Association Adviser

Christine Smith, Boxwood Technology. This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Christine Smith, president of Boxwood Technology , a leading provider of online career centers and career-related services to more than 1,100 associations.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Year-round, 365-day engagement through technology and social media is one of the biggest trends she has observed. “Video content has emerged as a highly versatile tool for associations to communicate with members—and it can be utilized and monetized for multiple purposes.”

Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

If you’re taking shortcuts due to staffing, technology or financial resources, then don’t pretend what you’re doing is scientific. It’s also a great member benefit and new member recruiting tool. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. It seems you can’t go to an industry or association conference these days without seeing Big Data somewhere on the agenda.